It is also possible to run multiple instances of a gadget simultaneously.Windows Vista ships with eleven gadgets: Calendar, Clock, Contacts, CPU Meter, Currency Conversion, Feed Headlines, Notes, Picture Puzzle, Slide Show, Stocks, and Weather.If you like using desktop gadgets, you need to re-enable them after Windows finishes the update.Just get a fresh copy of the Gadgetarian and enjoy your desktop gadgets.
In Windows 7, they can "float" anywhere on the desktop.
Windows Desktop Gadgets was discontinued in Windows 8.
The Windows 8 Live Tiles can perform a similar function, but they are only visible when the Start menu is visible.
To enable the enlargement of just the font size, download this Text Size Changer utility.
It will let you change just the size or even the font family too in several Windows places, such as title bars, menus, explorer, etc.